(redirected from quinquennially)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to quinquennially: tercentennial


 (kwĭn-kwĕn′ē-əl, kwĭng-)
1. Happening once every five years.
2. Lasting for five years.
1. A fifth anniversary.
2. A period of five years.

quin·quen′ni·al·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


occurring once every five years or over a period of five years
1. another word for quinquennium
2. a fifth anniversary
quinˈquennially adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(kwɪnˈkwɛn i əl, kwɪŋ-)

1. of or lasting for five years.
2. occurring every five years.
3. a quinquennium.
4. something that occurs every five years.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin quīnquenni(s) of five years + -al1]
quin•quen′ni•al•ly, adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.


[kwɪŋˈkwenɪəl] ADJquinquenal
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


adjalle fünf Jahre (stattfindend); (= lasting five years)fünfjährig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Surveys conducted annually, biennially, or quinquennially can be pooled together to increase the sample size.
(7) Data available quinquennially over the period 1970-2000 and annually thereafter for up to 152 countries.
Regional data series usually begin with the Mexican industrial censuses done roughly quinquennially by INEGI (National Institute of Statistics) between 1960-2003.
(75) The returns are grouped quinquennially, although annual figures are available.
Both the self-perpetuating board and the quinquennially elected board are significantly more insulated from shareholders than current law provides.